First came the rain. Then, the mud. Finally, there was Yeezus.
It was a wet, muddy weekend for those who attended Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City. But last night, when headliner Kanye West performed a few new songs from 'Yeezus,' the album he plans to release next week, it made suffering the nasty weather totally worth it.
'On Sight' (above) sounds like Kanye's taking sonic cues from early-Nine Inch Nails and Death Grips. Atop a brutal, stabbing beat, he raps about the rebirth of the monster (that's him), and rubbing his Timberlands all over your couch (that's so him).
The noisy, industrial sonic vibes continue with 'I Am A God,' but this one's a bit more eerie than 'On Site.' In addition to revealing that he's a polytheist, Kanye raps about how he's the only rapper compared to Michael. (He doesn't clarify whether it's Tyson, Jackson, or Jordan, so take your pick.) He also has a conversation with Jesus, and he lets out some especially terrifying screams.
Finally, Kanye performed a currently unnamed track. It's much less volatile and monstrous than the previous two, but it's a slamming club beat armed with piercing sirens that whirr around manically.
Needless to say, we're excited for next week's release of 'Yeezus.' It's gonna be a monster.
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